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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines On Friday, the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (1-0) kicked off their 2017-18 campaign with taking on the Vanderbilt Commodores (0-1) in Nashville. Middle Tennessee played some lockdown defense and shot the ball well enough to get their first win of the season by a score of 65-54 …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Lady Raider standout forward Alex Johnson has received yet another preseason award, as the Conference USA league office announced on Thursday that Johnson was voted C-USA Preseason Player of the Year. The award is voted on by the 14 head coaches from around the conference. Johnson has received …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines It is no secret in the game of basketball that the point guard is arguably the most important position on the floor. If you take a look at any successful basketball team, they all have one thing in common: great point guard play. The point guard is …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines There is a saying that goes: “everything is bigger in Texas.” This weekend, that is the case for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6, 3-2) as they travel to the state of Texas for two big conference games. On Friday night, they will take on the first-place …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6, 3-2) played host to the Marshall University Thundering Herd (4-8-1, 2-3-1) on Sunday in spite of a torrential downpour. Unable to capitalize on plenty of chances, the Blue Raiders fell in overtime by a final score of 2-1. The Thundering Herd …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines This Middle Tennessee Blue Raider soccer team (3-5, 0-1) can easily be summed up as very young and inexperienced. During the early part of this season, the Blue Raiders have struggled to get any momentum going. Up to this point, this season has not been very successful, …